Mzansi’s 2018 celeb newsmaker of the year part 1: Bonang Matheba

Mzansi’s 2018 celeb newsmaker of the year part 1: Bonang Matheba

Bonang Matheba is one of Mzansi’s most popular celebs. She has challenged her career on so many levels this year and the proof has definitely been in the pudding of her success.

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Queen B has taken the title of one of’s news makers of the year, for so many reasons.

She is a television queen and local radio presenter who has won the public interest for leading a lavish lifestyle. Being a talented media personality and businesswoman, B is definitely worthy of the fuss.

Here are four things that kept us all super interested in B’s life over the cause of 2018:

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1. Her lush new home

Living the life of a queen, B’s super lush homes have definitely been one of the puddings of her success. This year she bought a new home and it is something else.

the house shares remarkable features such as a swimming pool, a garden, entertainment areas, and a white-black themed patio. It was all put together by Joanne Reynolds, who works a chief designer at Century Property Developments.

2. B’s killer GQ cover

B was born to be the face of GQ’s ‘power issue’.

Queen B was the first South African woman to singlehandedly scoop the cover of GQ magazine. She owned the cover with flawless sass and wowed millions.

3. #IAmBonang

Social media was buzzing with the #IAmBonang movement - aimed at empowering women.

The hashtag started with B sharing her story and allowing others to share theirs. It is awe-inspiring to see how Bonang is giving women the tools they need to feel worthy, strong and royal, just like her.

Queen B also attended the United Nations General Assembly to chair a panel discussion with world leaders to find ways to improve education for girls as well as female empowerment. Gurl’s standing up for change!

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4. The whole tax saga

Queen B’s tax drama has been nothing short of a rollercoaster, with more twists and turns than anyone could possibly count.

A publication wrongfully accused Bonang of being summonsed to court for tax fraud. They stated that she was to appear in Johannesburg Specialised Commercial Crime Court on charges of tax fraud. B was not having it, she sued the publication for R10million in damages.

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